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Record Store Day 2011 In NZ

Record Store Day 2011 In NZ

Thursday 24th March, 2011 12:53PM

Better start saving, it's almost that time of year again where we take a day to celebrate our local record stores. Record Store Day, a now annual affair, is happening on Saturday April 16th and Real Groovy Auckland is jumping on the bandwagon again with has another epic day planned - details below - we expect other record stores to announce their plans in the weeks to come and will update this post as details come through.

RECORD STORE DAY - SATURDAY 16TH APRIL

“Record stores can't save your life. But they can give you a better one." Nick Hornby

Slow Boat Records Wellington

Instore performances from APRA Silver Scroll and Taite Prize winning singer-songwriter Lawrence Arabia, which should be a real treat! We will also have a nifty duo performance from Nina and Matt from local indie faves The Family Cactus + more tbc.

And an array of exclusive Record Store Day vinyl, including (the Gods of supply and demand permitting) new and exclusive titles from Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Foo Fighters, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Fleet Foxes, Pearl Jam, Jimi Hendrix and so many more.

Real Groovy Auckland

Independent Record Store Day is back again in 2011 and it’s being celebrated at the greatest record store in New Zealand - Real Groovy Records, Queen Street, Auckland. At Real Groovy we’re celebrating all the beautiful objects that are prints of artistic creation by musicians, and celebrating the unique culture surrounding independent record stores worldwide.

- Special Celebrity DJs:
Real Groovy will be buzzing with DJs playing live their favourite tracks on vinyl including Dai Henwood, Tom Scott (Homebrew), DJ Sir Vere, Tina Turntables, Murray Cammick (Founder of Wildside Records), John Baker (Promoter) Stephen Heard (NZ musician Magazine, Clap Clap Riot) Death Valley, Nick Bollinger (NZ music author), as well as Heart Attack Alley playing live… With many more to be announced… (In the past two years we have had a bunch of great artists and personalities support the Record Store Day cause including: Liam Finn, Ladyhawke, Phil Somervell (Datsuns), Drab Doo Riffs, Computers Want Me Dead, The Jury & The Saints, Andrew Tidball (cheese on toast), Midnight Youth, Anna Coddington, Recloose, Nick D, Russell Baillie, Roger Shepherd, David Farrier, Roger Perry, Artisan Guns, Kidz in Space, Clap Clap Riot and more…)

- Lots of giveaways including food, drinks, and Free Real Groovy Club Memberships sign up for free on the day.

- Free music face painting – become a rock star – Kiss, Bowie, Gaga and more. Lots of fun, not just for kids!

- SPECIAL Vinyl Releases EXCLUSIVE to Independent Record Store Day including –

PINK FLOYD, BLACK ANGELS, PEARL JAM, KINGS OF LEON, LADY GAGA , SPRINGSTEEN BRUCE, RISE AGAINST, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOM PETTY, ROLLING STONES, DEFTONES, INTERNATIONAL SUBMARINE BAND, KATE BUSH, DECEMBERISTS, OMAR RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ (mars volta), ANBERLIN, BLACK ANGELS, DISCORDANCE AXIS, BOB DYLAN, FLYING LOTUS, FOO FIGHTERS, GORILLAZ, NEUROSIS, OXBOW and more *
*all limited edition and subject to availability

- Prize Draws
throughout the day – including;
Cd Packs from Universal Music
$500 worth of Real Groovy Vouchers
$1000 Music Book biographies prize pack
5 x Converse bags
Converse key rings and purses
1x high top canvas converse ( UNISEX)
1 x high top Keds (male)
1 x high top Keds ( female)
1 x Lee jeans female (worth $165)
1 x Lee jeans male (worth $165)
2 x male shirts (Wrangler)
2 x female tops (Wrangler)
1 X male gift pack from Insight (worth $200)
1 x female gift pack from Insight (worth $200)
1 x pair of Doc Martin boots rrp $320
1 x Pair Marshall Major Headphones rrp $180
1 X Crosley Turntable (worth $595)
1 x Kiwi Record Cleaning Machine (worth $499)
1 x Billabong skate and surf prize pack

- Major Prize Draw
, (which will take entries from both the Auckland and Wellington Real Groovy)
Amazing Audio System hi-fi set up from PQ Imports including Dual Turntable, Cambridge Audio Receiver and CD player and Mordaunt Short speakers package worth $3200

- Real Groovy after party and Red Cross Earthquake Appeal gig at The Studio
(R18) from 7.30pm including live performances from: Ivy Lies, Princess Chelsea, Honey L’amour Burlesque, Mean Girls, Rule of Thieves, Bond Street Bridge and more to be announced…
FREE ENTRY BY VISITING REAL GROOVY ON THE DAY AND PICKING UP
A FREE PASS* *free with any purchase (Koha is suggested)





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